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Music in Islam – By Nimira Dewji

Ismailimail highlighted Music in Islam Series, a compilation of researched articles presented by Nimira Dewji. Below please find a PDF link to download the complete article. The same is also available at Issuu Magazine. In pre-Islamic times, poetry was recited orally and was the mark of artistic achievement. In Muslim regions, the voice was considered…

UNESCO Collection Reissued - Featuring The Symphony of Nature and Mongolia

Smithsonian: UNESCO Collection Reissued – Featuring The Symphony of Nature and Mongolia

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, the nonprofit record label of the national museum of the U.S., has recently re-released the albums Symphony of Nature: Music on the Themes of Water, Fire, Air and Earth and Mongolia: Traditional Music as part of the extensive and influential UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music. 1. Symphony of Nature – Various Artists…

Kronos Quartet with Special Guest Homayun Sakhi Trio | The Chan Centre for Performing Arts

Two world-class ensembles, one monumental collaboration. West meets East as America’s premier new music pioneers, the Kronos Quartet, and Homayun Sakhi, one of the greatest Afghan rubab players of his generation, cross musical boundaries to create a bold sound that is nothing short of spectacular. After separate sets, the musicians will share the stage to…

Kronos Quartet opens doors to brave new worlds – Concert presented in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative

Kronos Quartet with Homayun Sakhi Trio, Chan Shun Concert Hall at UBC’s Chan Centre, Saturday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. Concert presented in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. SAN Francisco’s adventurous Kronos Quartet has spent more than three decades exploring sounds and redefining what…

Sufi Soul, The Mystic Music of Islam | World Festival of Sacred Music: Presented and Sponsored by Aga Khan Council

A documentary film by Simon Broughton and William Dalrymple. Post-discussion led by Dr. Hussein Rashid. Los Angeles – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 – Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm – Cost: Free; reservations required. The mystical sounds of Islam communicating messages of peace, tolerance and love are reverently captured in the documentary film Sufi Soul by Simon Broughton…

Ismailnameh Mugham Mystery dedicated to His Highness the Aga Khan

We are unable to locate additoinal information on this dedication; however, the music is nice. Part-1 Part-2 Composed by Honored Artist of Azerbaijan and Honored International Artist of Niagara Ismayil Hajiyev Violinist – Professor of Toronto Royal Conservatory Atis Bankas Pianist – Professor of Moscow Conservatory Nina Kogan Conductor Ismayil Hajiyev Performed by the Azerbaijani…